Diva Tasting: Spiced Pears and Berries…

Spiced Pears and Berries


3 pears – peeled, cored and cut into wedges

1 cup blueberries or raspberries

1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice

2 tablespoons light brown sugar

¼ teaspoon ground nutmeg

½ teaspoon ground cinnamon

2 tablespoons finely chopped pecans (Optional)

4 sprigs fresh mint leaves for garnish (Optional)


Place the sliced pears and place blueberries into a bowl. Toss with lemon juice to coat. Combine the brown sugar, nutmeg, and cinnamon in a small cup or bowl, then mix into the fruit. Cover and refrigerate for at least 1 hour before serving to blend the flavors. Serve in individual dishes, and garnish with a sprinkling of chopped nuts and a sprig of mint. 4 Servings.


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